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Children visit Lincolnshire's Energy from Waste facility

Next generation learns how waste can power homes in Lincolnshire

26 September 2016

More than 1,000 children have visited Lincolnshire’s Energy from Waste facility to learn how it converts waste products into electricity.

Lincoln Castle, Gainsborough Old Hall, Usher Gallery, Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Celebrate culture on Lincolnshire Day!

26 September 2016

Mark Lincolnshire Day on 1 October at one of our cultural hotspots.

lumley road skegness bus stop

Go Skegness project reaches its next stop

26 September 2016

Three Skegness bus stops are to be improved next month, making public transport a more attractive option for travellers.

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Fire safety advice offered to landlords in Lincolnshire

23 September 2016

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue will be offering fire safety advice to landlords at an event in Grantham.

Pregnant woman

Free ante-natal classes for parents-to-be

23 September 2016 | Updated: 26 September 2016

Expectant parents will be able to access free ante-natal classes in Lincoln, Sleaford and Skegness.

Small changes in your home can help reduce accidents

Lincolnshire schools save energy in Switch Off Challenge

23 September 2016

Welton St Mary’s Primary Academy win the Lincolnshire Schools Switch Off.

Heather no more

Saying 'No more' to sexual violence in Lincolnshire

21 September 2016 | Updated: 22 September 2016

A week-long campaign is aiming to raise awareness of sexual violence in the county.

Fostering Event

Foster care event coming up in Lincoln and Grantham, could you foster?

21 September 2016 | Updated: 21 September 2016

Lincolnshire Fostering Service is encouraging people to step up to fostering and find out more from experienced carers at two promotional events in Lincoln and Grantham.

BP Portrait Award Exhibition in Lincoln

Over 1,000 people see BP portrait exhibition in first week in Lincoln Video

21 September 2016 | Updated: 21 September 2016

Visitors are flocking to see BP Portrait Award exhibition at the Usher Gallery.

Image of a credit card changing hands

Financial scam committed 'every 15 seconds'

20 September 2016

Lincolnshire Trading Standards is backing a new campaign to protect residents from financial fraud.

Firefighters will be on hand to wash cars in return for a donation to the national Fire Fighters Charity this Saturday

Firefighters continue to host charity car washes this weekend

20 September 2016 | Updated: 21 September 2016

Firefighters in Horncastle, Louth, Market Rasen, Skegness and Metheringham to host pop-up car washes

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Community safety survey to help set crime reduction priorities

19 September 2016 | Updated: 22 September 2016

The Lincolnshire Community Safety Partnership (LCSP) want to know what you think the priorities should be to improve community safety and tackle crime in your area.

Euan Uglow/Sargy Mann exhibition at The Collection

Exclusive show brings together two British artists at Lincoln museum

16 September 2016

Works by renowned artists Euan Uglow and Sargy Mann will feature in a free exhibition at The Collection from 24 September.

Call Connect bus

CallConnect offers special £1 bus service for Lincolnshire Day only

15 September 2016 | Updated: 21 September 2016

Lincolnshire County Council’s CallConnect bus service is offering bargain travel all day on Saturday 1 October to celebrateLincolnshire Day.

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A52 at Ingoldmells to be closed overnight from 3 October for resurfacing

15 September 2016

Overnight resurfacing of A52 at Ingoldmells to start on Monday 3 October

One of the nicotine-containing e-liquids sold to an underage child

Lincoln e-cigarette business fined for selling nicotine-inhaling products to underage children

15 September 2016

E-Cigarette Outlet (UK) Ltd was fined after e-liquids containing nicotine were sold to an underage child on two occasions

Lincolnshire landscape

Promotional video gives a taste of enviable Lincolnshire lifestyle Video

15 September 2016

A new video is showing people what makes Lincolnshire the perfect place to live, work, visit and invest.

Firefighters from Bourne, Gainsborough and North Somercotes will host pop-up car washes on Saturday

Firefighters to host charity car washes this weekend

14 September 2016 | Updated: 20 September 2016

Charity car washes will be held in Bourne, Gainsborough and North Somercotes this weekend

Resurfacing roadworks

Resurfacing to start Tuesday 13 September at A1031 Eskham, Marshchapel

14 September 2016

The A1031 will be resurfaced between Church Lane and Firebeacon Lane at Eskham, Marshchapel.

Eventus Business and Innovation Centre

Eventus-based business snapped up by global advertising giant

14 September 2016 | Updated: 20 September 2016

A company based at the county council-run Eventus Business and Innovation Centre in Market Deeping has been acquired in a £20 million deal

Volunteers record the presence of Riverflies along the River Bain.

Expert training for Lincolnshire Chalk Stream volunteers

13 September 2016 | Updated: 14 September 2016

Successful training session for Lincolnshire Chalk Stream volunteers showed the importance of the Riverfly

Picture of Dr Tony Hill

Public Health Director retires

12 September 2016

Dr Tony Hill, Director of Public Health for Lincolnshire will be retiring later next month following almost 30 years working in public health across England and Scotland.

Lincoln Castle medieval reenactment

King John returns to Lincoln Castle!

12 September 2016

Travel back to the 13th century and meet King John at Lincoln Castle, with costumed performers and live re-enactments on 17 and 18 September.

Access difficulties for Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue's fire engines

Could your parking put a life at risk?

9 September 2016 | Updated: 20 September 2016

Firefighters are asking residents to park considerately in a bid to improve access in an emergency.

Blaze Bear Fire Mascot

Firefighters to host charity car washes this weekend

8 September 2016

Pop-up car washes this weekend in Lincoln and Spalding.

log burning fire place

Don't be the victim of a chimney fire

8 September 2016

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue attended almost 90 chimney fires last year.

Energy from Waste site

Mega output for Lincolnshire's Energy from Waste plant

8 September 2016

Lincolnshire’s Energy from Waste Plant has created just over 250 million kilowatt hours of recyclable electricity.

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Temporary lights in place on A158/B1202 Wragby junction for Tuesday 27 September

8 September 2016 | Updated: 9 September 2016

Essential investigatory works will take place on the A158/B1202 junction at Wragby on Tuesday 27 September meaning temporary traffic lights will be in place during the day.

suicide prevention in Lincolnshire

New suicide SAFE campaign launched for Lincolnshire

7 September 2016 | Updated: 9 September 2016

Businesses, organisations and community groups are being encouraged to be more aware of suicide and recognise people who may be at risk and need support.

Blow well in Barton on Humber

Discover more about 'blow wells' - a natural wonder of Lincolnshire

6 September 2016

The Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project is giving two talks on unique natural features called ‘blow wells’ as part of Heritage Open Days this weekend.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue logo on side of fire engine

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue's IRMP proposals passed

6 September 2016

Earlier today, Lincolnshire County Council’s executive committee approved Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue’s proposals.

Reaction to latest Triton Knoll announcement

6 September 2016

The county council has responded to the Government’s decision to grant consent for the electrical system for the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm development.

Poppies: Wave at Lincoln Castle

Poppies: Wave leaves Lincoln Castle after 533,465 visitors Video

6 September 2016

The iconic Poppies: Wave sculpture has left Lincoln Castle, having welcomed 533,465 visitors during its three-month installation.

open air cinema at Lincoln Castle

Film fans to enjoy blockbuster movies by night at Lincoln Castle

6 September 2016

The Luna Cinema returns to Lincoln Castle this month screening three unforgettable movies from 23-25 September.

An information event for the project was held in Skegness prior to work starting.

It's all go for A52 improvements in Skegness and Ingoldmells

5 September 2016 | Updated: 9 September 2016

Work starts today (Monday, September 5) on a £5.7million improvement scheme in the Skegness and Ingoldmells area aimed at reducing pressure on roads.

Teri Anne Scoble BP Portrait Award Lincoln

One week to go until international portrait exhibition opens in Lincoln!

5 September 2016

Lincoln’s Usher Gallery will host an internationally recognised portrait exhibition, direct from London, this September.

New on-call recruits for Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

New on-call firefighters ready to serve their communities

5 September 2016 | Updated: 6 September 2016

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue’s latest group of recruits has successfully completed 11 weeks of intensive training.

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Discover Lincolnshire's rich heritage!

2 September 2016

Get a taste of Lincolnshire’s unique past with free activities from 8 - 11 September, as part of the national Heritage Open Days initiative.

Second hand cars

Almost 1,000 complaints about second hand cars to Trading Standards

2 September 2016 | Updated: 2 September 2016

In 2015-16, the service received, on average, two or three complaints per day from Lincolnshire residents.

Poppies:Wave designer Tom Piper and artist Paul Cummins pose in front of the poppies at Lincoln Castle

Half a million people have visited Poppies: Wave at Lincoln Castle

1 September 2016 | Updated: 2 September 2016

A staggering 508,000 people have been to see the iconic sculpture at Lincoln Castle since it opened at the end of May.

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